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About us

For more than 165 years, we have been providing our clients with tailor-made industrial maritime solutions with high added value maritime activities and integrated services from ship design to maritime operations in various sectors: Logistics & Transport, Dry Bulk, Marine Industrial Solutions and Ship management.

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Our Talents

Our 2,600 shore-based and ship-based personnel located around the world are our wealth and our pride by their training, their careers, their personalities, their visions of the world and their cultural diversities. Our office-based personnel work in diversified businesses ranging from commercial, financial and technical businesses linked to engineering and innovation. At sea, our crews are highly qualified personnel (masters, chief engineers, chief mates ...) who sail on the world’s seas...

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L-D Generation at the helm


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1st vessel acquisition

Victor Monnot LDA ENSM

31 August 2019

Testimonial – Victor Monnot

Welcome on Board! New Interview ! Fair Winds and Following Seas to Victor Monnot, a shipping student from the French Maritime Academy who worked this summer at the Headquarters’ QHSE Dept. We wish Victor great success in his studies and future nice experience on board LDA’ ships! Read the interview: click here
La Solognais LD Bulk

29 August 2019

Log Story

Thank you to our colleague Kevin Le Gall for sharing this nice picture of our Bulkcarrier LA SOLOGNAIS with logs on board. LA SOLOGNAIS is a B.Delta 37 design Handysize vessel (180m length, 30m width, 40,000 DWT) delivered in 2015 in China and was ordered by LDAP, a joint company between LDA, FFP (Peugeot Family) …
Philippe Louis-Dreyfus

26 August 2019

G7 Biarritz Summit 2019

Philippe Louis-Dreyfus’ Slow Steaming Fight supported by French President Emmanuel Macron in his address to France during the G7 Summit. This important measure has been defended by President Philippe Louis-Dreyfus for many years. Read more also about the “Open Letter to IMO Member States supporting mandatory speed measure to reduce shipping emissions” signed by Louis …

Our locations

Find the Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group around the world

“We support you in all your maritime projects in France and abroad”